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's policies, affecting african americans during a forum at morgan state university today. political reporter pat warren reports that this follows mitt romney. >> reporter: republican presidential hopeful mitt romney tells the naacp, that under the obama administration, african americans are worse off now before the president took office. >> the unemployment rate, duration of unemployment, average family income. all worse in the black community. >> reporter: white house senior adviser, valerie jarrett, tells wjz, the president has the best interest of all americans at heart. >> when the president took office, we were losing 4 million jobs just in the last six months of the prior administration. we lost another 4 million jobs before any of the president's policies could take hold. so certainly we are working our way out of this incredible mess. >> reporter: the june labor reports cites the unemployment rate for african americans at 14.4%. compared to 8.2% of whites. >> we all know that the african american community suffered before this last recession. we have been having tough times for a ver
from what i was used to. morgan state university is a historically black college and university, and it's a really small school. it was something that would be a tribal college university in your community, and going to georgetown where we had people not just from all the united states, but all over the world coming and attending this school, i had sons and daughters of united states' senators, governors, high politicians, business leaders, business owners coming, and they were my classmates, and sitting in that room and looking around in classrooms just the same size as this auditorium with every seat filled to capacity, i wondered how did i end up in this room with these people that knew something about what it was like to be an indian person, knew nothing about my family, my background, that probably had a lot of this -- this -- their path predestined for them. i felt i was covering my own -- carving my own path. the more i sat there the more i realized i belonged there. i worked hard. i studied. i knew what i wanted to do in terms of helping my communities. i knew this was one avenu
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